In honor of National Nurses Week, we will be running a blog series where you’ll get to know a few of our nurses who are at the heart of every aspect of patient care at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). In our seventh installment, meet Lula Bunting. Read our previous installments here.
1. Can you tell us your name, unit, and how many years you’ve worked at HSS?
I’m Lula Bunting, and I represent the 6th Floor Inpatient team. I’ve been a part of HSS for 28 ½ years.
2. What does it mean for you to be a nurse?
Being a nurse means I am able to provide care as needed to my patients and family.
3. What drove you to pursue a career in nursing?
My grandmother was sick with cancer and I took care of her approximately 18 months before she died. During this time, I made up my mind to become a nurse.
4. Why do you love being a nurse at HSS?
I love being a nurse at HSS because patients come here and leave to have a better life.
5. Can you give us a fun fact about being a nurse?
Being a nurse is fun. You get to meet people from all walks of life, assist them with their needs and you go home feeling like you’ve made a difference in someone’s life.